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Book Club? by Barnaby Genkindock - Sun, 16 Dec 2018 01:21:42 EST ID:ZZG0YCo1 No.70420 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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It's pretty slow here, but maybe we that do visit could have a book club thingy?
If we used books available on Gutenberg nobody would have to go out and pay for copies either. Easy to just go ahead.

Anyone game for it?
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Barnaby Genkindock - Sun, 16 Dec 2018 09:37:29 EST ID:ZZG0YCo1 No.70422 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>70421
Just because there's more of that than fiction doesn't mean there isn't any.
http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Category:Fiction_Bookshelf
Loads of early Sci-Fi for one thing. Kafkas Metamorphosis and The Trial are in there as well.
Take off your poop colored glasses.
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Ebenezer Hushman - Sun, 16 Dec 2018 19:18:05 EST ID:FD4+RaDM No.70423 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Gutenberg is great especially if you use the non-american sites like AUS that have larger selections due to less copyright bullshit.

Libgen is a great choice too if you give no fucks about piracy.
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David Weckleridge - Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:07:03 EST ID:k9TAbtTt No.70424 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>70423
I may participate. /lit/ has done a book club at least once before and it'd be cool to try it out again.
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John Gushhall - Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:39:36 EST ID:ZZG0YCo1 No.70425 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>70424
I've never done anything like it before ever, not even discussed a book with someone IRL tbh, so I'm very curious to try. Good to have a reason to actually get reading too.
That also means I don't know anything about how to format it successfully though.

Also I've been looking around a bit, and I have a suggestion for The Sorrows of Young Werther ( http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/2527 ), I've been meaning to read it a while but never gotten around to it. Only about 60 pages too, good for a test run of book club format.
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Sidney Higglewell - Wed, 19 Dec 2018 03:34:30 EST ID:k9TAbtTt No.70427 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>70425
Coooool. I'll read whatever y'all decide as long as there's a link. Last time a poll was done to decide.
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Ebenezer Drugglemark - Mon, 24 Dec 2018 17:36:01 EST ID:k9TAbtTt No.70433 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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If no one else joins in maybe we all should begin and see if anyone else is interested jumping in on the next go around?
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Hedda Serringhall - Tue, 25 Dec 2018 17:18:06 EST ID:ZZG0YCo1 No.70434 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>70433
Yeah I think al people interested on board are already on board.
If we shouldn't do a PSA on /b/ so people who wouldn't normally bother visiting could join in. Dunno if that's a good or bad idea.

Either way, did anyone else have any book suggestions for a mini vote?
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Matilda Dungerfet - Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:39:13 EST ID:k9TAbtTt No.70459 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>70434
How about "Captives of the Flame" by Samuel R. Delany? i'm a huge fan of his works and haven't read that one. its also on Gutenberg. But i'm down for "The Sorrows of Young Werther" too.

No one else has any other suggestions, lets get this going.


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